It's time for intervention time at school, you have a group of students who need enrichment, but you are tired of just giving them additional reading time. They are tired of getting additional reading time, needing more challenge or something exciting. Enter: The Global Read Aloud.
A teacher came to me wanting something new, refreshing for the students coming to her room. I came across, through the wonderfulness of Twitter, The Global Read Aloud - #GRA15.
Pick a book, sign up, find a class (or classes) to share your thoughts on reading with, and connect. The whole point is to share the book as a read aloud. Each book has a breakdown of the dates of how much should be read. It lasts 4 weeks, which is great for students! You can find books for all levels. The books this year:
Go to The Global Read Aloud website and get started today. The best way to get started is to go to the tab labeled "Info for 2015". I think we are looking to use Kidblog.com so our students can respond to reading, connect with other students, and then respond to each other's posts.
Fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom, sharing my journey with technology in the classroom